The first table below looks at the demand for Ruby on Rails skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ruby on Rails over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northamptonshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ruby on Rails (RoR)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.56% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 26 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.44% 11.45% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 42
Average daily rate £300 £268 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Ruby on Rails
East Midlands

Ruby on Rails
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Ruby on Rails Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby on Rails
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ruby on Rails across the Northamptonshire region.

Ruby on Rails Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Ruby on Rails
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails.

1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Test Management
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) ATDD
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
6 1 (14.29%) JasperReports
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Ruby on Rails
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Ruby on Rails also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ruby on Rails. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) JasperReports
1 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Test Management
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle